NEW YORK: Rocky in Rochester

In Rochester and Buffalo, 75 miles apart in upstate New York, Republicans and Democrats met for the election-year business of selecting candidates. Two days later the Democrats left Buffalo tattered and torn with party strife (see below), and beaming Republicans took dead aim on November with a unified front for an appealing ticket. The top Republican nominees: for Governor, square-jawed Millionaire Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, 50, of Manhattan and Westchester County; for U.S. Senator, white-thatched U.S. Representative Kenneth Keating, 58, of upstate Rochester.

The convention was Rockefeller's all the way, but the road...

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